Thursday, December 21, 2006

Technology Review: Literacy and Text Messaging

And multitasking as well... 

"In coming years literacy will mean knowing how to choose between print, image, video, sound, and all the potential combinations they could create to make a particular point with a specific audience," says Bronwyn Williams, associate professor of English at the University of Louisville. "What will not change is the necessity of an individual to be able to find a purpose, correctly analyze an audience, and communicate to that audience with information and in a tone that audience will find persuasive, engaging, and intelligent."

Source: Technology Review: Literacy and Text Messaging

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